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Lockhart Interviewed by Delhi’s Economic Times on Indian Environmental Review Process

Bill Lockhart, Professor Emeritus at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was recently interviewed by a reporter for the Delhi-based Economic Times for an article about the developing Supreme Court-ordered rearrangement of the environmental impact and project clearance process under India’s environmental laws. As Lockhart explained, the interview also afforded him the […]

Lockhart, Allies Claim Victories in Battles Over Two Indian Mines

On August 24, India’s Environment Ministry rejected a plan by a global metals mining company to mine bauxite in India’s east coastal State of Orissa. The proposed mine area, the Niyamgiri Hills, is the ancestral home of highly traditional tribal people, as well as an abundance of wildlife, flora and fauna.  The ministry’s decision resulted […]

Lockhart Authors Journal Article Critical of Indian Environmental Decision

Bill Lockhart, a Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, recently published an article in the EIA Resource and Response Centre’s ERC Journal, an English-language publication covering “news, views and developments” in India’s Environmental Impact Analysis process. The article, “Institutional Civil Disobedience vs. The Rule of Law–Part I,” explores India’s Ministry of Environment […]